MINUTES OF ANNUAL TOWN BUDGET MEETING
APRIL 25, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.
Town Hall Hearing Room
Present: First Selectman Julia Pemberton, Selectman Margaret L. O’Donnell, Town Clerk Michele Grande, Richard Emerson (Moderator), Resident David Pattee
First Selectman Julia Pemberton called the meeting to order at 3:14 p.m. She asked for nomination of a moderator.
Motion: To nominate Richard Emerson as Moderator of the meeting. Grande, O’Donnell. Motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Emerson called upon the Town Clerk, Michele Grande, to read the call of the meeting. The Town Clerk read the call of the meeting as follows:
TOWN OF REDDING
NOTICE OF ANNUAL TOWN BUDGET MEETING
The Legal Voters in the Town of Redding, Connecticut, and those entitled to vote therein are hereby warned and notified to meet at the Annual Town Budget Meeting to be held in the Hearing Room of Town Hall in Redding, Connecticut on Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 3:00 P.M., for the following purpose:
1. To set the date and time for the Annual Budget Referendum for fiscal year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Pursuant to the provisions CGS 7-7 amended by Public Act 81-228, the Board of Selectmen voted at its meeting duly warned and held on March 26, 2018 to submit the 2018-19 budget to a machine vote.
To do any and all things legal and necessary to accomplish the above named purpose and take any other action that may legally and properly come before the meeting.
DATED at Redding, Connecticut this 3rd day of April, 2018.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
Julia Pemberton, First Selectman
Margaret L. O’Donnell, Selectman
Michael Thompson, Selectman
Mr. Emerson asked for a motion to approve the warning as read.
Motion: To approve the warning of the annual town budget meeting as read. Grande, O’Donnell. Motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Emerson then indicated he had received a Certification of Publication of Legal Notice pursuant to the provisions of CGS 7-4, signed by the First Selectman.
Mr. Emerson noted that the first purpose of the meeting was to set the date for the annual budget referendum, since the Board of Selectmen voted to send the annual budget to referendum at their special meeting held on March 29, 2018.
Mr. Emerson then asked for a motion to set the referendum date.
Motion: To set the date for the town annual budget referendum for Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Redding Community Center. Pemberton, Grande. Motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Emerson stated since there was no further business to come before the meeting, he would entertain a motion to adjourn the meeting.
Motion: To adjourn the annual town budget meeting. Pattee, Pemberton. Motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:17 p.m.
Michele R. Grande, Town Clerk